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Supporters of Health Benefits of E-Cigarettes as Alternative to Tobacco to Speak at Utah State Capitol February 17

Jeff Stier will join the Utah Smoke-Free Association and the Utah chapter of the Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) in Salt Lake City to take on opponents of e-cigarettes, highlighting the safe use and benefits of e-cigs and encouraging sta
The National Center for Public Policy Research
added Feb 19, 2016 18:23

[Utah] States Look to Tax E-Cigarettes

With an eye on the twin concerns of public health and raising revenue, Utah is one of many states considering taxing electronic cigarettes
Pew Center on the States &
added Feb 25, 2015 20:00

[Utah] Touted as a healthier alternative, e-cigarettes pose health risks of their own

Today, things have turned around, and many feel vaping is a gateway to smoking. “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention actually just released some data,” said Linnea Fletcher, program manager at the Utah County Health Department. “It said e-cig
Provo (UT) Daily Herald
added Nov 24, 2014 15:16

[Utah] EDITORIAL: In our opinion: FDA must consider regulating nicotine in e-cigarettes

The FDA has been dragging its heels on this issue, including the need for warnings such as are required for traditional cigarette packages. That needs to change. Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said in an interview with the Associated Press that he d
Deseret News
added Apr 19, 2014 12:08

[Pennsylvania] Turning screws on smokers | Colorado, Utah, CVS praised for actions

The Colorado and Utah legislatures have recently approved separate, initial measures to take away from 18- to 20-year-olds the right to purchase tobacco products. The measures were influenced by the latest research on how many smokers started to light u
Johnstown (PA) Tribune-Democrat
added Mar 2, 2014 23:33

[Utah] Bountiful E-Cigarette Shops Will Get To Stay Open For Another Year

Four Bountiful e-cigarette shops will get to stay open for another year, after being told they would have to shut down on New Year’s Day. The city originally told the businesses they wouldn’t renew their licenses in 2014. All four stores hired a lawyer
KUTV CBS 2 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Dec 31, 2013 15:36

[Utah] Child burned after e-cigarette explodes in car charger

A Mount Pleasant mom said an exploding e-cigarette set her son’s car seat on fire, leaving first- and second-degree burns on the 3-year-old’s body. “Seeing your child on fire and hearing them scream ‘Help me!’ is pretty terrifying,” Kinzie Barlow said.
KSTU-TV 13 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Sep 22, 2013 07:17

[Utah] LETTER: E-cigarettes shouldn't be taxed as regular cigarettes

One can’t say they aren’t an aid in quitting tobacco any more than one can say they are. For the sake of political sanity, please write your state elected official and ask him or her to vote down HB 372. E-cigarettes are not a tobacco product like conven
Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner
added Mar 10, 2013 13:23

Utah Detoxes Lose Patients Over Smoking Ban

Many detox patients drop out prematurely as the state transitions to tobacco-free treatment centers.
The Fix - Addiction and Recovery, Straight Up
added Aug 3, 2012 14:55

[Utah] ALEC seeks lower taxes for smokeless tobacco products marketed to teens, 'tweens

At their meeting last week in Salt Lake City, members of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) attended a workshop entitled, “Can Tobacco Cure Smoking?” conducted by Dr. Brad Rodu, chair of tobacco harm reduction research at the University of
added Jul 30, 2012 14:30
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